A Treat For Fashion Lovers

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   (2012-07-13 00:00:00)

Fashion lovers in the city have reasons to cheer as WEAVES, an exhibition of cotton and silk saris, is under way at Sindhoor Convention Centre, J.P. Nagar.

It has been organised to benefit the weavers’ community.

A wide range of ethnic handloom cotton and silk saris, dress materials and home furnishings from the handloom weavers’ villages of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat are on display.


Traditional silk varieties such as Kanjeevaram, Crepe, Dharmavaram, Uppada, Pochampally, Narayanpet, Gadwals, Paithani, Benaras brocades, Jamdani and Jamawar and Patoles are the special attraction. Tussar, Eri, Muga and Kosa— the famous non-mulberry wild silks from Bihar, Assam, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh are also available, a press release said.

The Tie and Dye of Rajasthan, Bandhej and Kutch embroidery of Gujarat, Block and Dabu prints of Rajasthan, Batiks of Madhya Pradesh, Kalamkaris of Andhra Pradesh, Kantha and block prints of West Bengal, Kasuti of Karnataka, and Kashida of Jammu and Kashmir are the other varieties on display, the press release added.